Freaky Food Ads: Cranberry Candles & Mayonnaise (Ladies' Home Journal, November 1966)
Cranberry Candles light up with Real Mayonnaise...Hellmann's
What a glamorous, exciting, romantic idea! Light 'n luscious cranberry "candle" salads to light up your holiday table. They taste as elegant as they look,. And they're a snap to make with Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise. So subtly flavored it complements the tart cranberries. So rich and creamy it blends velvety smooth. Only Hellmann's has the taste...only Hellmann's has the texture to make holiday dazzlers like these. Try 'em. You'll really set the world on fire.
1 (1 pound) can whole cranberry sauce
1 cup boiling water
1 (3 ounce) package strawberry flavored gelatin
1 tablespoon lemon juice
¼ teaspoon salt
½ cup Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise
1 apple, diced
¼ cup chopped walnuts
Heat cranberry sauce; strain. Mix liquid, boiling water and gelatin, stirring until completely dissolved. Add lemon juice and salt. Chill mixture until slightly thickened. Add Real Mayonnaise; beat with rotary beater until fluffy. Fold in reserved cranberries, apple and nuts. Stir and chill until slightly thickened. Fill sauce can ¾ full for largest candle. Spoon remaining mixture into assorted cans or glasses. Chill until firm. Insert birthday candle halves into unmolded candles. Makes 6 servings.